CATRIN ferch GRUFFUDD ap HYWEL (fl. c. 1555), poet

Name: Catrin ferch Gruffudd ap Hywel
Spouse: Robert ap Rhys
Gender: Female
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Benjamin George Owens

Of 'Llanddeiniolen' (i.e. Llanddeiniolfab or Llanddanielfab) in Anglesey. Her poetry is preserved in B.M. Add. MSS. 14892, 14906, 14994, and NLW MS 695E , NLW MS 1553A , NLW MS 1559B , NLW MS 2602B , NLW MS 6209E . Among her work is an awdl in praise of Jesus Christ (or, according to some manuscript sources, an awdl of a sick girl in remembrance of Christ and his passion, or an awdl of confession of a sinner), and four englynion to the cold summer of 1555.


Published date: 1959

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